Secretary-General Appoints El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania Special Representative, Head of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

15 Mar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

Public Statement by Chair of Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict

5 Feb

The Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the third report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Mali (S/2020/1105), agreed to convey the following messages through a public statement by the Chair of the Working Group:

Special Representative Voices ‘Cautions Hope’ for Transition in Mali, Despite Delays, Resurgence of COVID-19

13 Jan

Despite a resurgence of COVID-19 and delays in Mali’s political transition following the August 2020 coup d’état, a newly revised Transitional Road Map and strong international support are cause for cautious hope, the senior United Nations official in the country told the Security Council during a videoconference meeting today.